Full of brown sugar, bourbon, cinnamon, and pecans – this King Cake Layer Cake has all the flavors of the traditional NOLA dessert! Instead of a yeasted dough, moist cake layers studded with pecans and sprinkled with cinnamon are soaked with a bourbon syrup and topped with layer of a light and airy Brown Sugar Swiss Meringue Buttercream. Baby Jesus figurine not totally necessary, but always totally fun!
This isn’t a new recipe.
At least, not entirely! It’s just an improved version of an
already incredibly popular recipe on this little ol’ site of mine.
Learn how to make a cheeseboard that’s piled high with Wisconsin flavors! Aged cheddar, creamy provolone, port wine cheese spread (and more) are all surrounded by cranberries, summer sausage, and other Badger State snacks! Serve this delicious cheeseboard with Wisconsin craft beer. You won’t be sorry!
Well if this isn’t shaping up to be the most Midwestern
weekend, then idk what is!
Cara Cara Orange Bars are full of flavor from bright winter citrus at the season’s peak! Earthy thyme in a buttery shortbread crust compliments the sweet without overpowering it. Enjoy this simple and delectable recipe before the end of citrus season!
I am living for these Cara Cara orange bars with thyme shortbread
crust right now!
It’s such a blessing that peak citrus season also happens to be in the dead of winter! Gimme all those winter citrus recipes!
Peppermint Mocha Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches are a delicious make-ahead frozen dessert that boast all the wonderful flavors of winter! Buttery, chocolatey shortbread cookies sandwiching creamy peppermint ice cream – what could be better?!
If I’m being honest, these Peppermint Mocha Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches were not the original plan. There was going to be a pavlova situation happening, but it didn’t…uh…y’know…happen.
That’s ok! We adjust and change and frankly, make the thing
that feels right and lights us up instead of what we feel we should do
or what the original plan was.
I’m really softening with age.
These shortbread cookies though? They’re not soft. They’re
crisp and buttery and crumbly and perfect for sandwiching layers of creamy peppermint
ice cream. After they’re dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with crushed peppermint
candies, of course!
Spicy Shrimp Stir Fry is a ridiculously easy and even more delicious weeknight meal that comes together in less than 30 minutes! Chock full of vegetables and good-for-you ingredients, it’s a wonderful way to start this year’s meal planning!
This dish right here? This Spicy Shrimp Stir Fry? It’s all
you’ll need for dinner tonight. This week. This month. This year!
It’s SO good! Seth and I are obsessed for a multitude of
For one thing – it’ super flavorful! The sauce is made from the base of my go-to stir fry with a hefty dose of sweet Thai chili sauce thrown in (because we like a short cut on weeknights, ok?).
This Shaved Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad recipe is a slight twist on a classic dish. Homemade Caesar Dressing is made much easier with the help of a secret ingredient – mayo! Enjoy this healthy recipe topped with grilled chicken or shrimp for a truly delicious meal!
Starting the New Year off with a salad…could I be any more
of a cliché?
For instance – I could wax poetic about how important it is
to go into the New Year eating food to fuel your body. Good food. Real food.
Whole food. I could talk about how kale is loaded with vitamins and minerals
and how cutting out the croutons means less carbs and blah blah blah.